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Field and Garden: Rascally rabbits and garden questions

My mom has enjoyed watching a litter of rabbits grow up in her backyard this spring.

The fun wore off last week, however, when the cute furballs began eating some flowers that she had recently planted.

“What can I do to get rid of them?” she asked.

“Your birthday’s coming up,” I said with a grin. “Maybe I’ll get you a slingshot.”

My mom ignored my comment, saying, “I’ve heard sprinkling blood meal...